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Lloyd’s Register launches Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

October 30, 2020


Lloyd’s Register [LR] has launched a dedicated centre of excellence to accelerate decarbonisation of the world of shipping.

The Maritime Decarbonisation Hub, a joint initiative between Lloyd’s Register Group and Foundation, brings together thought leaders and experts with the aim of helping the maritime industry design, develop and commercialise the pathways to future fuels required for decarbonisation.

Shipping needs to make a radical shift to zero-carbon energy sources in the coming three decades to reduce the sector’s total greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% of 2008 levels by 2050 – a target set by the IMO.

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